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Edict Dragon, Young

Young Edict Dragon CR 12

XP 19,200
LN Large dragon (extraplanar, lawful)
Init +4; Senses dragon senses; Perception +22

DEFENSE

AC 25, touch 9, flat-footed 25 (+14 natural, +2 shield, –1 size)
hp 161 (14d12+70)
Fort +14, Ref +9, Will +14
Defensive Abilities parapet wings; Immune disease, fear, paralysis, poison, sleep

OFFENSE

Speed 60 ft., fly 200 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +20 (2d6+10), 2 claws +20 (1d8+7), tail slap +15 (scrivener), 2 wings +21 (1d6+7)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks breath weapon (80-foot line, 6d10 slashing damage, Reflex DC 22 half), powerful wings, scrivener
Oracle Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1st (4/day)command (DC 14), comprehend languages
0 (at will)detect magic, guidance, purify food and drink, read magic

STATISTICS

Str 25, Dex 10, Con 21, Int 16, Wis 21, Cha 16
Base Atk +14; CMB +22 (+24 reposition); CMD 36 (38 vs. reposition, 40 vs. trip)
Feats Combat Expertise, Combat Reflexes, Hover, Improved Initiative, Improved Reposition, Stand Still, Weapon Focus (wing)
Skills Diplomacy +20, Fly +11, Knowledge (engineering, local, planes) +20, Linguistics +20, Perception +22, Sense Motive +22, Spellcraft +20
Languages Common, Draconic, plus any 14 others; truespeech

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Powerful Wings (Ex)

An edict dragon’s wings are primary natural attacks. The dragon can make two additional attacks of opportunity with its wings each turn.

Scrivener (Su)

An edict dragon’s tail slap is a touch attack that deals no damage but instead writes a rune on the target that imposes a –2 penalty to AC for 1 minute. A target may bear only one edict dragon rune at a time. The dragon can also use its tail as a mundane writing utensil.

Truespeech (Su)

An edict dragon can speak with any creature that has a language, as if using tongues.

ECOLOGY

Environment any (Axis)
Organization solitary
Treasure triple

These planar dragons establish bastions of order and transform lawless towns into shining examples of urban grandeur.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #131: The Reaper’s Right Hand © 2018, Paizo Inc.; Authors: John Compton, with Jason Keeley, Nathan King, Crystal Malarsky, and Greg A. Vaughan.